Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: May 19, 2017

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:

ADMINISTRATION

SERVE Site Supervisor – Check-in, guide, lead, and check-out high school students participating in SERVE volunteer program at volunteer host locations. Lead students in prayer daily. Assist with discipline problems. Serve as a resource to 10-20 high school volunteers for the 5 days per week at SERVE site. Dates needed are June 26-30 & July 10-14. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related degree, 2 or more years teaching religion at the high school or middle school grade level. 10 years education experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. Master’s Degree in Education or Theology preferred.

ADVANCEMENT

Campaign Manager – The Campaign Manager is responsible for assisting with various fundraising activities of the Advancement Department’s Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal campaign (AHCA) including donor correspondence, appeal mailings, special event coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. This position requires excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The position requires the ability to function both independently and as part of a team. It requires attention to detail, task and project follow-through and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Minimum Qualifications: A college degree and at least 4-5 years of experience in Development required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred. Committee development experience is preferred. Ability to work some nights and weekends. Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation. Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities. Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.

Essential Functions:

Reports to: The Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.

CIARA INDEPENDENT LIVING

Maintenance Worker (Part-time) – Responsible for: cleaning grounds and provide basic maintenance for Ciara Independent Living apartments.

Essential Functions:

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a basic knowledge of apartment maintenance. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel to all three complexes. High school diploma required.

CIARA PERMANENT HOUSING

Program Coordinator – Responsible for: the supervision and care of residents in the Ciara Permanent programs, management of the rental resources and administration of the program, and developing program-generated resources through provision of services through the Medicaid program.

Essential Functions

  1. Implements the day-to-day operations of the residential program of residents in apartments throughout the Metro New Orleans area.
  2. Provides professional case management services to a population with chronic mental illnesses.
  3. Must be able to assess and develop case plans and connect residents to resources to maintain and promote their highest level of functioning.
  4. Able to implement all the policies and procedures relevant to the program.
  5. Must maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and progress notes.
  6. Keep the program in compliance with all Council on Accreditation requirements.
  7. Keep the agency Client Trac data reporting system up-to-date with clients served, demographics and units of service.
  8. Ability to provide services that are billable to Medicaid and maintain accurate case notes for billing purposes.
  9. Must be able to visit clients in their homes and provide professional case management services.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be proficient in basic computer skills to include Word and Excel. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel throughout the Metro New Orleans area. Master’s degree in human services or a BS degree with 2 years of human service experience. An LCSW to maximize Medicaid billing for services is preferred but not required.

FINANCE

Cash Bookkeeper – Will report to the Assistant Controller. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, analyzing and recording all cash receipts, maintaining cash receipts files, processing and recording all transactions associated with assigned agency credit cards, maintaining the finance department’s document retention process, uploading the daily electronic funds transfer file to the bank website, accessing and retrieving information from the Receivables Edge online reporting system, and assisting with audit documentation collection.  Additional duties include processing accounts payable invoices, as needed, processing payment transactions at fundraising events, and supporting the accounts receivable and fixed asset bookkeepers.  Must be flexible, able to multi-task, able to effectively communicate and collaborate with individuals throughout the agency, and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.  The qualified candidate must have three to five years prior bookkeeping experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office products.  Experience with Abila MIP or other accounting software or Raisers Edge a plus.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES/ FOOD FOR SENIORS

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge) – Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Packer – Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.

GREENWALT

LPN (PRN) – The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

HEAD START

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul) – The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA.  Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Family Advocate – The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community. She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head Start Parental Involvement Program. She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program. Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency. Bachelors of Social Work. A Bachelor degree in a related field of study; or High School diploma or GED. Six credit hours in principles of social work, or case management, or ability to obtain credit within two years. Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English preferred.

Teacher (St. Paul) – The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

HEALTH GUARDIANS

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)This position provides the opportunity for networking with local physicians and health system administrators. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of patient navigational case management services to patients referred from the City of New Orleans Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Clinic. The primary role of the LCSW will be to provide enrolled patients with the tools and resources necessary to improve their quality of life and use the medical system effectively.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

ORGANIZATION AND WORK PRODUCT:

PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Administrative Assistant – General Administrative Support: Provide and coordinate administrative and operational support to program staff, ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist in developing clear and streamlined program protocols, oversee special project tasks and programmatic activities, and monitor deadlines.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: English/Spanish interpretation and translation, assisting staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; data entry; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Schedule and coordinate meetings as required. Maintain records.  Assist with preparation of progress and financial reports and budgeting as needed.   Coordinate purchasing; obtain quotes, submits orders, and processes invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursements.  Assist with supervision of building operations. Other tasks may also be assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the program.

Qualifications:

Immigration Attorney – Must represent low-income clients in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent clients in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to SIJ cases. The Immigration Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.

Additionally, the Immigration Attorney will:

Prerequisites for the Position:

Job Status: Full-time, contingent upon grant funding.

Translator (PRN) – Translation of legal documents – converting documents written in Spanish to documents written in English. Common documents include but are not limited to:

Originate and complete a Certification of Translation of Record for translations that require notarization; complete translations in a consistent and professional format using electronic templates; properly file and maintain records of all translations received and prepared; answer phone calls and maintain record of calls received; attend trainings when assigned by Program Director or supervisor; occasionally cover reception deck during lunch and/or when receptionist is absent; other related tasks as assigned. This position is depended on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which may vary week to week. Average expected time commitment is 2-3 days a week. Written fluency in English and Spanish required. Professional certification in translation is highly desirable. Strong and efficient computer skills; including proficiency with using templates and preparing documents in Microsoft Office for spell check, etc. and use of electronic database; organized, with as excellent attention to detail; ability to communicate well with others, including clients, attorneys , and other administrative staff members; professional phone manner, patience, and flexibility; ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships; applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

NEW DIRECTIONS

Program Director – Manages the day to day operation of the program. Directs the implementation of policies and procedures in compliance with agency, funding, licensing, certification, and accreditation.  Establishes and maintains effective communication with all levels of staff, state personnel, community groups, clients, and volunteers.  Manages personnel activities.  Participates in the development and management of the program budget.  Participates in long and short range planning services.   Marketing services and stimulating program growth.  Ensures center compliance with agency, funding source, licensing certification, and accreditation.  Prepares and submits required reports, and documents services.  Possesses knowledge of multi-disciplinary team approach.  Participates in quarterly/annual assessments and client plan of care meetings.  Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor. Minimum Education/Experience: Master’s Degree and experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work.

OFFICE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE

CRS Parish Ambassador Coordinator – The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Parish Ambassador Coordinator is responsible for promoting CRS to church parishes, and collaborating with pastors, pastoral staff, and social justice synod contacts. The CRS Coordinator serves as a resource and guide for lay members of parishes who are implementing the Ambassador program in their parishes. The CRS Coordinator reports directly to the Director of the Office of Justice and Peace, and must attend quarterly CRS conference calls, and all Parish Ambassador meetings and retreats. The CRS Coordinator assists Parish Ambassadors with engagement activities and reports associated with those activities. The CRS Coordinator communicates regularly with the CRS Relationship Manager.

Position Requirements:

PACE

Executive Director – Responsible for the overall direction, performance and growth of the PACE GNO and the management of all program operations including clinical, financial and supportive. Empowered by the Board of Director with the responsibility of creating an environment and culture that enables the organization to fulfill its mission by meeting and exceeding its goals, conveying the organizations mission to all staff, and motivating staff to improve performance of the organization. Promotes and provides leadership to promote positive employee relations, PACE values, customer service, participant safety, and other company initiatives.  This position reports to the President of Catholic Charities and the PACE GNO Board of Directors.

Essential Functions:

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Competencies: (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities): Strongly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people; established skill in strategic and critical thinking, negotiation, presentations, salesmanship, and relationship-building; provides leadership as indicated by the ability to get individuals or groups to accomplish a task or accept an idea; demonstrated problem-solving and inductive reasoning skills which manifest themselves in creative solutions to operational issues. Demonstrate computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other business software programs. Possess a strong knowledge of business and healthcare.

Physical Requirements:

Licensed Practical Nurse – Provides nursing care to participants under the direct and indirect supervision of the Director of Clinical and Day Center Services. Provides care for participants in common clinical situations utilizing advanced nursing practice knowledge and skills. The position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Essential Functions:

Minimum Education/Experience: A graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing.

Preferred Education: Prefer applicant have at least 12 months LPN experience with at least a year in geriatric medicine. Must have practiced nursing in the last 3 years. Supervisory experience.

Nurse Practitioner – Applies advances knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of chronically ill geriatric participants in the PACE program. Performs health histories, physical exams and patient teaching. Orders, interprets and follow up on lab test and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited university and graduate of certified or accredited Nurse Practitioner Program with five to seven years nursing experience with three years’ experience as Nurse Practitioner or a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and five years nursing experience. Must have current RN license in Louisiana. Able to learn, teach and do research; able to solve problems and think analytically, Candidate should possess skills necessary to treat geriatric patients with a minimum of three years of geriatric experience. Must also be able to get along with others in a team environment.

Occupational Therapist – The Occupational Therapist will evaluate and reassess participants upon referral from multi-disciplinary team. Will provide and recommend therapeutic exercises.

At least two years’ experience as an OT, minimum one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Must be licensed OT in Louisiana, valid driver’s License and reliable transportation. Demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population. Graduate of an OT curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American OT Association.

Physician (Part-time or Full-time) – Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine.  Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred.  At least two to three years’ experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population.  Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment.

Essential Functions:

Physical Therapist – Must conduct initial, six month, annual and SIC assessments and/or unscheduled reassessment of all participants’ physical condition and functional status. Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals intervention, and timeline for plan of treatment.  Reviews, completes and coordinates participant’s therapy assessments and discharge plans and summaries for PACE Participants.  Assigns and/or complete fall screenings.  Plans and develops wellness, maintenance, exercise and therapy programs for participants.  Provides training to participants, family members, friends, and Pace staff members for those parts of the treatment plan that can be carries out by them.  Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing an OT treatment program.  Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate.  Supervises and manages the therapy department employed and contract staff.  Attends required meetings and participants in the coordination and documentation of PACE Participant Plan of Care.  Track schedules and caseload, approves leave requests, and payroll time slips submitted by assigned therapy staff.  Must have a valid Physical Therapist licensed in the State of Louisiana.  At least 5 years’ experience in home health/outpatient settings.  Minimum 1 year experience working with the frail/elderly population.  A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population.

RN Care Manager – Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum.  The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay.  The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services.  The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts.  The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented.  The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver.  The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills.  Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations.  CPR certificate required.

Social Worker – Responsible for the direct social work case management services to PACE participants and their caregivers.  Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and referral. This Position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participants condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by PACE organization and regulations.

The PACE Social Worker is responsible for conducting and completing routine assessment; participation in the development of participant specific plan of care and [participant’s enrollment to the PACE program. Additional duties which may be required of the PACE Social Worker will include referring participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities acting as a liaison with other community based organizations and advocating for participants; participates in program and policy development of the social work component of the program. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work with five years of social work experience in a health related area preferably with one year within the geriatric population.  LCSW required. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Preferred Education: Must be a Graduate of an accredited school of social work and possess a current Louisiana license to practice social work.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Care Coordinator (Temporary) – Applicant must have capacity to manage multiple cases in a supervised independent living environment. Experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities is required. Must have the ability to assist the program director in managing direct support professionals. Manage case records ensuring proper documentation at multiple locations. Have the ability to work effectively with management, consumers/families, support coordination companies. Participate in Client Plan of Care planning meeting, complete and maintain consumer case notes, alternate being on call to address consumer and staffing issues. Coordinate medical appointment, as well as arrange transportation for outings and appointments. High School Education with 3-5 years of experience working with intellectually disabled individuals. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field preferred.

Food Technician (Temporary) – Prepare well balances and appetizing meal according to menus. Maintain a clean and sanitary work, dining, and storage area. Serve the prepared meals in a timely and organized fashion. Receive and store food supplies. Set up catered events at work location. Maintain proper documentation of meals served and prepares other paperwork as directed. Maintain effective communication with the staff and supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of appliances and fixtures. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Moderate physical activity; stand between 33%-66% of the time. Walk more than 60% of the time on wet surface. Use of hand to fingers, handle or feel required more than 60% of time. Full ability to talk and hear in a moderate to loud noise environment. Full vision required. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required more than 66% of the time. High School diploma or a GED, a valid driver license and 6 months experience preferably in a school or hospital setting.

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

LPN – The LPN is responsible for administering medications and prescribed treatment, documentation of medication administration. Electronic documentation of client’s health status. Completing quarterly assessments, documentation of care plans. Monitoring and notification to Health Coordinator and Physician of any changes in client status or any noted complications. Communicates with families/guardians as required. Attends in-service trainings, and maintains license as required. Must be licensed LPN or LVN in the state of Louisiana. Nursing experience in nursing home, or long term care setting preferred.

Service Coordinator – Manage the custodial care of 32 consumers. Ensure habilitation programs are implemented as directed, participate in program planning meetings, and provide supervision to Direct Service Workers. Requires on call-responsibilities. High school diploma, some college preferred. Experience in management, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Adult/Infant/Child CPR and First Aid/DSW or CNA.

REFUGEE SERVICES

Immigration & Refugee Programs Interpreter/Translator (PRN) – The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients.  The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to relay complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/She must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

This position is for a 1 year contract. This position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week.

Minimum Requirements: Verbal and Written fluency in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Haitian Creole, Kinyarwandan, Spanish, Tigrinya or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.

SPIRIT OF HOPE

Disaster Case Manager – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St. Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility will be to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program.   As a provider, CCANO will employ Case Managers who will aid clients in their recovery through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.

This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Experience in Disaster Case Management highly preferred as well as knowledge of the service area, community and resources. The Case Manager will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. They must be able to provide excellent customer service with care and compassion. Case manager must be willing to travel to different locations to serve clients in need, work in rural areas with high levels of poverty and must be comfortable conducting home visits and working in the field for over 80% of their time. Must have excellent communication and personal skills; proficiency in Excel and Word is essential and good working knowledge of CNA is preferred. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation is essential as positions will be housed in St Tammany and Washington parishes.

Case Managers will serve as primary point of contact for the clients, assisting the client in coordinating necessary services and resources to address the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. They are responsible for developing strong recovery plans with client’s input. Provide caring and compassionate service for ALL people, Respect clients and the communities they represent. They must be able to work as a team and as part of a large network of organizations and of the community they represent. They must be able to provide continuity of the client’s case management services and fully comprehend and follow the sequence of delivery for disaster services. Help them restore their lives to become functional and stable and empower the client to move on.  Case managers must protect client’s rights and confidential information, inform them of their rights and responsibilities and provide fair and equitable treatment.  Information provided to the clients should help them make informed decisions and choices.  Case managers are expected to review their cases frequently and provide regular follow-up to their clients as well as reevaluate the status of their cases to decide if the client has reached his or her objectives and next steps necessary for stabilization.

Minimum Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.

SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSW (evening days/night) – Assistance with daily living and household chores. Accompany consumers on community integration and scheduled doctor’s appointments. Perform gastrostomy tube feeding as well as oral feeding. Assistance with toileting, positioning, and other neon complex task. Must be able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to work evenings, night, weekends, and holidays. High School diploma or GED required. Experience with mental disability population preferred. CNA or DSW certified / 16 hour medication administration training, must possess valid driver license and CPR card.

 

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